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Estimados padres de Familia: Tenemos buenas Noticias! las fechas para los Sacramentos de sus niños.  Van de acuerdo a la primera letra de su apellido y  son las siguientes:  Primera Reconciliación (Confesiones) Lunes 20 de Julio a las 11:00 am  de la letra A a la C         4:00 pm de la letra D a la L Martes 21 de julio a las 11:am de la letra M a la P              4:00 pm de la letra R a la Z Recuerde de tomar las indicaciones de seguridad mantener 6 pies de distancia y ponerse su mascarilla. PRIMERA COMUNIÓN:&nbs...

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Re-opening of our parish

Posted on June 09, 2020 in: General News

MEMO REOPENING NYS PHASE II FAITH FORWARD ADNY LEVEL I-II & III FROM: Father Levelt Germain TO: ALL PARISHIONERS DATE: 6/8/2020 RE: Re-Opening   “UPDATE ON REOPENING” we have listened to the announcement that the opening of houses of worship has been moved from NYS Phase IV to NYS Phase II which will commence on Tuesday, June 9 except in the three NYC boroughs. In addition, the maximum number of people allowed to be present has been raised from ten individuals to 25% of church’s occupancy, provided that physical distancing and other guidelines are followed. I a...

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Una carta de Sra. Foley

Posted on May 09, 2020 in: General News

Estimados padres de familia, Espero que esta carta los encuentre bien y a salvo en sus hogares.  El Corona-virus y las restricciones que se han impuesto, han creado una serie de desafíos mientras  continuamos nuestros esfuerzos para llevar nuestra fe católica a todos nuestros estudiantes. Nos aflige tener que tomar esta decisión pero por precaución, todas las clases de religión seguirán canceladas hasta nuevo aviso. Estamos siguiendo todas las medidas precautorias  de la Arquidiócesis y le aseguramos que le mantendremos informado conforme la situación vaya desarrollándose.  Ahora quiero informarle...

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A letter from Mrs. Foley

Posted on May 09, 2020 in: General News

Dear Parents, I hope this letter finds you safe and in your homes. We are faced with a new challenge in bringing up our children in the Catholic faith. As of today all classes for religion will remain closed. It is with a heavy heart to let you know we have no clear idea on when the diocese is going to reopen our Religion classes. In saying that I do want to take some time and talk to you about Baptism, First Reconciliation, First Communion and Confirmation. Looking to the fall we will hopely have a clearer picture of when we can celebrate these beautiful Sacraments with you and your child. We all have to real...

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Vamos a continuar las clases de biblia virtualmente empezando el 17 de abril.  Para participar en la clase por medio de llamada de conferencia. Sigan las instrucciones a continuación. 1. Marque +1 (720) 650-3030. 2. Ingrese el ID de conferencia 1097710977 y presione la tecla numeral (#). We will continue Spanish bible classes virtually beginning on April 17th. To take part in the class via conference call, follow the instructions below. 1. Dial +1 (720) 650-3030. 2. Enter conference ID 1097710977 and press the pound key (#).

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A virtual palm for you

Posted on April 05, 2020 in: General News

Since we could not distribute palms this year here is a virtual palm for you.

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This message repeats itself in English below. Hoy, Domingo de Ramos del 2020, Jesús estará en las calles de Spring Valley. Transmitiremos la procesión en vivo aquí en stjosephspringvalley.org y en la página de Facebook de la parroquia. Por favor, quédese en sus casas. Si la procesión se acerca a su casa, saludará a Jesús desde sus ventanas. No vengas a la iglesia. Por favor, comprenda que no podemos llegar a todas las calles. No revelaremos la ruta, para que la gente no slagan a la calle. Today, Palm Sunday 2020, Jesus will be in the streets of Spring Valley.  We will transmit the procession live here at stjosep...

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Passing of Malbranche Attimy

Posted on March 30, 2020 in: General News

Dear Parishioners,  I hope this flock note finds you in good health. We sadly announce the passing of Malbranche Attimy to eternal life. Malbranche is a long time Parishioener of Saint Joseph-Saint Boniface. We kindly request your prayers for the consolation of his family and for the repose of his soul. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he Rest In Peace, amen, May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God Rest In Peace.    Fr. Germain

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Spiritual Communion

Posted on March 28, 2020 in: General News

Here are the prayers for Spiritual Communion that can be said as you watch or listne to Mass. Spiritual Communion prayer My Jesus, I believe that you are present in the most Blessed Sacrament. I love You above all things and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot now receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there, and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen. Oración de Comunión Espiritual Creo, Jesús mío,  que estás real            &...

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Virtual Masses

Posted on March 26, 2020 in: General News

Dear Parishioners, During this COVID-19 crisis we have been broadcasting Masses live here on our website and on Facebook live. Some of you do not have access to Facebook live. If you do not, the Masses are available on demand here at stjosephspringvalley.org. Please be patient and let everything on the page load so you can see the Masses. One problem that we have had is that we can't hear or see you when we broadcast life. Thanks to freeconferenceusa I hope we can solve this issue. Before a Mass begins, follow the instructions below. To join the conference: 1. Dial +1 (720) 650-3030. 2. Enter Conference ...

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Letters from Fr. Germain

Posted on March 23, 2020 in: General News

Here are two letters Dear Parishioners, Greetings again from Father Germain, Many Parishioners have been asking how to support their parish in this moment of crisis and where they should bring their offertory envelop. I would like to inform you that there is a mailbox outside of the rectory, contribution or envelop collection can be dropped off in the mailbox. Thank you again for your generosity. Estimados feligreses, Saludos nuevamente del Padre Germain, Muchos feligreses han estado preguntando cómo apoyar a su parroquia en este momento de crisis y dónde deberían llevar su envoltorio ofertorio. Me g...

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A message from Father Germain.

Posted on March 20, 2020 in: General News

El documento en español está abajo. Le document en français est ci-dessous. Dear parishioners, I hope and pray that this reflection will find you in good health. As we continue through this stormy Lenten desert. Each day that passes during this period of "pandemic" gives us the opportunity to continue praying and be grateful. Strange as it is to say this word "grateful," considering the panic, the uncertainty, the fear, the cancellation, the social distancing, the long lines, the supply shortages, pain, the grief and sadness. These reactions are understandable. But let's also see all this thr...

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March for Life 2020

Posted on January 25, 2020 in: General News

March for Life 2020
We attended the March for Life in 2020.  You can see more pictures of the March for Life here: https://1drv.ms/u/s!Apx0N6Ot67P2geQk-W-jtzO9WAyp6Q?e=RkSlnd other pictures are available at our facebook page.

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Parish Merger

Posted on June 17, 2019 in: General News

Cardinal Dolan has issued a decree merging the territorial parishes of St Joseph, Spring Valley, and St. Boniface, Wesley Hills, effective June 1, 2019.  The merged parish will be the parish of St. Joseph and St. Boniface “until such time when the parish community through the pastor proposes a new name.” The church of St. Joseph is designated as the parish church, and the church of St. Boniface will maintain a regular schedule of Masses and the celebration of other sacraments.  The decree, issued May 16, said Cardinal Dolan consulted with the Presbyteral Council on Jan. 31, 2019, about the ...

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Winter Weather Updates

Posted on January 31, 2019 in: General News

In order to help communicate with the parish, we have teamed up with 100.7 WHUD to help get the word out of P.R.E.P. closers and cancelation of parish activities. Please tune in!   

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Reconciliation Monday at all parishes in the Archdioceses of New York and the Dioceses of Brooklyn. Date: December 17, 2018, from 4-8 pm. 

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Class Time Change for 2018-2019 *Monday: Grades 1-7 English and SpanishConfirmation English and Spanish *Tuesday: First Communion Family Program English and Spanish. *Wednesday: Grades 1-7 English and Spanish *All Sessions 6:00pm - 8:00 pm   P.R.E.P. Summer Office Hours Monday: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Tuesday: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Wednesday: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Saturday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm *Office will be closed in August   Parish Religious Education Registration Forms for the upcoming year can be found at the Religious Education Office in the school. You can also find them online a...

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Standing Council Meetings 1. Finance Council -Every 3rdMonday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Rectory Conference Room 13 2. Parish Council - Every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in School Conference Room 13 3. Comite Pastoral de Guia - Every 1st Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the School Conference Room 13 4. Comite Pastoral de Liason: Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the School Conference Room 13 5. Knights of Columbus Council: 2nd and 4rd Monday of the Month at 8:00 p.m. in the School Conference Room 13 6. Filipino Steering Committee:  Last Monday of the Month 7. IMPACT Team...

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Parish Hall Rental

Posted on December 19, 2013 in: General News

The Parish Hall, beginning in January of 2014, will be rented for private receptions. You must schedule your reception at least 3 months before the actual date. Verbal and last minute reservations are not accepted. You must sign a contract and make a $500.00 deposit 3 months in advance. Please contact Ms. Denise or one of the Parish Receptionists for more information.  Contact Number: 845-345-0311

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